HMS Bazely (K 311)
Frigate of the Captain class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Boston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||1 Nov 1941|
|Laid down||5 Apr 1942|
|Launched||27 Jun 1942|
|Commissioned||18 Feb 1943|
Assigned USN penant DE 2.
Returned to the USN on 22 August 1945.
|Former name||DE 2|
Commands listed for HMS Bazely (K 311)
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|1||A/Lt.Cdr. Jeffry Vanstone Brock, RCNVR||18 Feb 1943||2 Aug 1944|
|2||A/Lt.Cdr. (retired) Jack Winston Cooper, RNR||2 Aug 1944||mid 1945|
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Noteable events involving Bazely include:
23 Nov 1943
German U-boat U-648 was sunk in the North Atlantic north-east of the Azores, in position 42°40'N, 20°37'W, by depth charges from the British frigates HMS Bazely (Lt.Cdr. J.V. Brock, RCNVR), HMS Blackwood (Cdr. E. Chavasse, RN) and HMS Drury (Lt.Cdr. N.J. Parker, RN). (see map)
25 Nov 1943
German U-boat U-600 was sunk in the North Atlantic north of Punta Delgada, in position 40°31'N, 22°07'W, by depth charges from the British frigates HMS Bazely (Lt.Cdr. J.V. Brock, RCNVR), and HMS Blackwood (Lt.Cdr. L.T. Sly, RD, RNR). (see map)
21 Apr 1945
German U-boat U-636 was sunk in the North Atlantic west of Ireland, in position 55°50'N, 10°31'W, by depth charges from the British frigates HMS Bazely (A/Lt.Cdr. J.W. Cooper, DSC, RNR), HMS Drury (Lt.Cdr. N.J. Parker, RN) and HMS Bentinck (A/Lt.Cdr. P.R.G. Worth, RN). (see map)